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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We asked for the round table next to the fire in the bar end of this pub/ inn. Nice welcome from the young barman and buzzy atmosphere. Good bottle of CAVA on special offer to start the evening as they are clearing old stock. Three of us chose fish- sea bass and fish pie- all excellent. Barnsley chop very good...

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1Thank BucksFizzUk
Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We lunched at the special price of £12.95 for 2 courses. It was excellent. Dining room is clean and spacious, staff were courteous and food was excellent, especially the hake served with samphire. However, the normal menu is much more expensive.

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1Thank AlbertfromDorset
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here back in the summer, just remembered to write a review! All the staff were very welcoming, they were having building work done on a new extension, but didn't affect our great time. We were shown to our room and was immediately happy with the feel of it. It was well stocked and had a warm cosy feel....

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1Thank funkygorilla
Corscombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned to this well-known country pub for Saturday dinner with local friends. There is a good selection of beers and wines, although it's worth avoiding one or two of the cheaper reds. The food was excellent in parts but well below par in others. For our main courses some people had the risotto which was almost cold on arrival....

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Radstock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having just returned from a midwinter 3 night stay at The Greyhound I wanted to write a review to say how much we enjoyed our stay. The staff were all very welcoming & helpful. The food excellent & the willingness for flexibility over breakfast time meant that for once the effects of my disability (which leaves me with severe pain...

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2Thank PeruSpirit
Crawley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for one night and must say this hotel was excellent. Rooms are across the car park from the pub so nice and quiet. The room was spacious and comfortable. Food in the pub was excellent as was the service. Breakfast in the morning was lovely. Would stay again if in the area

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2Thank Jamesd2705
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Friendly staff, who went above and beyond, delicious food, lovely rooms... This is a charming and welcoming place to stay. The staff were incredibly warm and helpful. We had Sunday lunch and it was exceptional, as was the wine! Would love to go back and stay again sometime.

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3Thank Jayne B
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great pub in a beautiful picture perfect Dorset village . Rooms are in a separate block across the car park so are quiet and unaffected by pub noise . Rooms are a good size with really comfortable beds . Bathroom had really good shower and everything was very clean . Pub is really nice , great food menu and food...

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2Thank matthew231
england
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stayed at the Greyhound for 2 nights recently and it was a great experience! The staff were all wonderful, Matt, Anne, the bar staff and the cleaners were all friendly & helpful and ensured that we had a great stay. The rooms were clean and tidy, we stayed in James Brown, (great room), nice comfortable beds and good sized...

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2Thank nugget00
Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Haven't been to this pub for quite a few years but decided with friends to have dinner there. Very charming dining room with space around the tables excellent service and beautifully cooked food from the starters to the desserts my duck was excellent and the ham hock was a winner with our men defiantly will be making a repeat appearance...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Awarded Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2012 this is Dorset's Dining Pub of the Year twice in the past three years. Handsome 18th century coaching inn in one of England's prettiest villages, full of thatched cottages with a trout stream running through. Mentioned in Thomas Hardy's novels and the setting for Hollywood films of his work.Six newly refurbished bedrooms, dvds, ipod docks, proper pillows and duvets, wellies for bad weather and an award winning restaurant just across the car park from our stable block rooms.Families positively welcomed and we'll make you something to eat no matter what time you arrive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Greyhound Inn

Address: 26 High Street | Sydling St Nicholas, Dorchester DT2 9PD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Dorchester
Price Range: $135 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Greyhound Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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The Greyhound Hotel Dorchester
The Greyhound Inn Dorchester, UK - England
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“I should imagine they are all good, we had James brown and we saw nellie inside which also seemed nice”
 of 5 bubbles funkygorilla, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pay the little extra and get the bigger rooms”
 of 5 bubbles nugget00, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Possibly the rooms on the second floor are better”
 of 5 bubbles Birdwatcherhampshire, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not a place to stay if looking for a room with a view but you don't have to walk far to get one.”
 of 5 bubbles 550annetted, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I should imagine all the rooms are good; we were pleased we were in an upstairs room though in a sunny corner.”
 of 5 bubbles 100garyp, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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